exhibition
Dec 31, 2023 May 27, 2024

Lacan, the exhibition

When the artist precedes the psychoanalyst
Gisèle Freund, Jacques Lacan, Paris

dates

Dec 31, 2023 May 27, 2024

place

Galerie 2

Curators

Marie-Laure Bernadac and Bernard Marcadé, art historians, in association with Gérard Wajcman and Paz Corona, psychoanalysts

The ideas of Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) are, alongside the work of Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida and Gilles Deleuze, essential for understanding our modernity. While homages and exhibitions have already been dedicated to these intellectual figures, the thought of Lacan has not been dealt with in museums to date, even though he was strongly attached to works of art, to the point of buying Gustave Courbet’s famous painting, L’Origine du Monde.

While homages and exhibitions have already been dedicated to these intellectual figures, the thought of Lacan has not been dealt with in museums to date, even though he was strongly attached to works of art, to the point of buying Gustave Courbet’s famous painting, L’Origine du Monde.